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- cardiac computer tomographic (ct) imaging
- ventricular arrhythmia ablation Procedures
- ventricular tachycardia
- idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
A 64-year-old woman with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) presented with multiple appropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks for monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT). She underwent successful endocardial radiofrequency ablation of multiple VT circuits with exit sites in the basal inferolateral wall of the left ventricle (LV). The following day, she developed fever (39.1°C) and leucocytosis (16.5x109/L). Blood cultures and a transthoracic echo (TTE) were done (figure 1, online supplementary video 1).
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Contributors All authors contributed.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
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